Raves for OP’s 2010 Holiday Card Designs!

Our clients are sending out their cards and the raves are starting to come in! I LOVE to hear all the great responses the photo cards! I can’t even begin to tell you how much love goes into each one of our cards. Working with our clients helping them celebrate family love and life, especially at Christmas makes are heart sing! Thanks so much for all the joy you all have brought Ocken Photography and keep sending the raves. Here is an email conversation between a client and her sister law!

———- Forwarded message ———-

From: Kristin Quinn
Date: Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 6:54 PM
Subject: Re: Package
To: Blair Purgerson

Put package in the mail for u guys today too.
That is the BEST Christmas card!!  We love it!  Definitely the prettiest and best layout I have seen. I especially love the pic on the back. What cuties’

From Rachel Williams in a email …

“I got the picks! Love love love them! Thanks so much, can’t wait until the wedding!!! – Rachel”

Rachel and Noah’s Engagement pictures where take in the French Quarter in NOLA. This is a great example of how Ocken Photography take you on a tour capturing images as you are “motion posing” for our cameras.

WHITE LIGHT NIGHT : Featuring Jenn’s documentingBlues Photos

Baton Rouge’s Mid City Art Hop!
Friday November 19, 2010 from 6pm-10pm

Jenn’s fine art  documentingBlues Photography will be hanging at Yoga Bliss – Mid City

Selected pieces and Jenn’s infamous one of a kind photos in doors will be for sale!
We hope to see you there!


Signature Chefs Auction – Baton Rouge LA

On Wednesday October 20, 2010 March of Dimes Capitol Area Division in Baton Rouge hosted their 2nd annual Signature Chefs Auction.

Special Thanks to the Baton Rouge’s  Out of the Box Vendors that participated in making the Signature Chefs Auction an amazing success!

“It was truly a blessing to work with all of you! Your support and dedication to producing an excellence shined through and through! Wednesday night was one of the most amazing events I have ever been apart of in my life!” – Jenn Ocken

(Stacy Parker of Gala Productions, Lani Guilbeau of Fleur Du Jour, Sonia Dubois of Dubois Expressions, Kentrell  Narcissus of Narcissus Affair, Brennon Braud of Squires Tux Rental, Grace Smith of Bella Bridesmaid and Lauryn Leger of Leger’s Catering)

“Thank you to everyone who made last night so magical!”
John B. Dunlap III – Carleton Dunlap Olinde Moore & Bohman – Signature Chefs Co-Chair

We were honored to have John Dunlap as a co-chair of Signature Chefs Auction along with Carol Marshall. Huge thanks to them both along with the Honoree, Chef John Folse , the lead Chef Kelly McCann, and all our signature chefs who participated is this amazing evening! The food and the spirits where just amazing!  Also a great thank you to Scott Rogers and his son Toby for telling their amazing story of Toby’s fight for life as  premature infant. What a blessing that Toby was with us to share this story and love for life!

Yes there is still time to schedule your portrait session for …

H O L I D A Y  P H O T O  C A R D S !

Ocken Photography is STILL taking appointments for your portrait sessions in preparation for your custom design photo cards for the holiday season. We are excited about all our one-of-a-kind designs!We are still able to photograph families for holiday photo cards, and we are taking appointments until November 24th! If you don’t need holiday photo cards, we can photograph up until the December 15th and still get regular prints to you before the Holidays.

Thanks to all that have already called and made their appointments! Our calendar is filling up, and we are excited to capture you through our lens!

Please call now to secure your portrait session and your one-of-a-kind holiday photo cards for the 2010 Holiday Season!

Directly cut and pasted …

From a long time client and gallery owner from back home in Ft Wayne IN!


I finally got to sit down and open these- I got some tears in my eyes!!!!
How am I going to pick any of these to get printed= I don’t have enough walls-  I love the family by the trees- we  are all smiled and all looked at you!!!


Charley Shirmeyer -Northside Galleries, Inc.


My answer to his questions … I can do it well because I have wonderful open minded trusting clients! And I love it!  Thanks Charley and Christina!!  You have a beautiful family and thank you for allowing me to be the one to document them every year!

peace . jenn

Lyceum Dean Ballroom Wedding! – Thanks Candace & William!

Sent to Jenn Ocken in an email today!

“Thanks so much for your amazing work. It was really a pleasure working with you. I love love love the pictures! You have truly captured the essence of the wedding. These are memories we will have for a lifetime and we really appreciate it!”

Candace & William – Married at the Lyceum Dean Ballroon in Dowtown Baton Rouge, LA.